"...there is no quality in my heart at all, call it either faith or charity;
but instead of these I set Christ Himself before me,
and I say, “There is my righteousness.”
--Martin Luther

Pastor Rolf Preus - Phone: 406-433-2050 (office) or 406-488-7139 (home)

817 4th Street SW, Sidney, MT 59270

Sunday Divine Services


St. John Fairview MT 8:30am


Sidney MT



Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on October 5, 2015

You may read or listen to "The Law and the Gospel," based on St. Matthew 22:34-46, preached on October 4, and to be aired on October 11.

You may read or listen to "The True Unity of the Church, based on Ephesians 4:1-6, preached on September 27, and aired on October 4.

You may read or listen to "The Almighty Power of God's Word, based on St. Luke 7:11-17, preached on September 20, and aired on Septmeber 27.

You may listen to or read "Christian Values," based on St. Matthew 6:24-34, preached on September 13, and aired on September 20.

You may listen to or read "Faith and Worship," based on St. Luke 17:11-19, preached on September 6, and aired on September 13.


It was recently my privilege to speak to a group of confessional Lutherans in Tromsø, Norway. The topic was atonement.  Here are a couple of papers I gave:

On July 4: For Jesus’ Sake: The Relationship between Atonement and Justification

On July 6:The Ministry of Reconciliation

You may read or listen to "Law and Gospel," based on Romans 6:23, preached on July 19, and aired on July 26.

You may listen to the sermon I preached at the ordination of my son, Pastor James Preus, Trinity Lutheran Church in Ottumwa, Iowa, on July 12.

You may listen to "Objective Justification, aired on July 12.

We follow the historic one year lectionary at the congregations of our parish. The sermons are preached one Sunday, recorded for broadcast on the following Sunday, and put up on this website sometime in between.

Marriage is Not a Cross: Advice for a Long and Happy Marriage

by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

Rev. David Rolf Preus  Lutheran Beggars

You may read or listen to: The Pastor: CEO or Shepherd, given at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kansas City, Missouri on February 11.

Forgive Us Our Trespasses by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

The Doctrine of Church and Ministry Today in the LCMS, the WELS, and the ELS by Rev. David R. Preus

Justification and the Sacrament by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

Bishops: Who Needs Them? by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

"What God Joins Together: Speaking the Truth in a World of Falsehood." This presentation is also available on the LCMS Iowa East District website.  You may listen to it here.

Pr. Rolf Preus


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